The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 223 234 164
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -70
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 39 35 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.44% 0.37% 0.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.26% 1.08% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 22 47
Median daily rate £375 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £505 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £288
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.63 £42.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-16.17% +32.81%
VB.NET
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3094 3245 2989
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 35.09% 34.39% 32.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1923 2021 1649
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 86 107
Median hourly rate £42.50 £39.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% -1.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £22.50 £17.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +3.49%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing VB.NET as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VB.NET across the South East region.

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in the South East

VB.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB.NET across the South East region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

VB.NET Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET across the South East region.

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

VB.NET
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB.NET within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +9 20 £375 -21.05% 10
Hampshire +8 10 £375 +7.14% 16
Surrey +2 8 £358 +30.00% 12
Kent -3 1 £375 +11.11% 4
VB.NET
England

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 88 (100.00%) .NET
2 63 (71.59%) C#
3 58 (65.91%) SQL
4 47 (53.41%) SQL Server
5 45 (51.14%) ASP.NET
6 43 (48.86%) Windows
7 35 (39.77%) JavaScript
8 34 (38.64%) Microsoft
9 27 (30.68%) XML
10 26 (29.55%) VB
10 26 (29.55%) MVC
10 26 (29.55%) .NET Framework
11 25 (28.41%) HTML
12 23 (26.14%) IIS
12 23 (26.14%) Security Cleared
13 22 (25.00%) CSS
13 22 (25.00%) Oracle
14 21 (23.86%) MS Excel
15 19 (21.59%) C++
16 18 (20.45%) Internet
16 18 (20.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 17 (19.32%) PowerShell
17 17 (19.32%) ASP.NET MVC
17 17 (19.32%) Web Services
17 17 (19.32%) VBScript
18 15 (17.05%) Visual Studio
18 15 (17.05%) Memory Management
18 15 (17.05%) Agile Software Development
19 14 (15.91%) VB6
19 14 (15.91%) Degree

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (26.14%) IIS
2 9 (10.23%) SharePoint
3 7 (7.95%) CMS
3 7 (7.95%) WordPress
4 6 (6.82%) MS Exchange
4 6 (6.82%) Sitecore CMS
5 5 (5.68%) Drupal
5 5 (5.68%) Joomla!
6 3 (3.41%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 21 (23.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.41%) MS Office
3 1 (1.14%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (15.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (7.95%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (20.45%) Internet
2 11 (12.50%) HTTP
3 5 (5.68%) SSL
4 4 (4.55%) Firewall
5 3 (3.41%) Kerberos
6 2 (2.27%) DHCP
6 2 (2.27%) DNS
7 1 (1.14%) Intranet
7 1 (1.14%) LDAP
7 1 (1.14%) SAN
7 1 (1.14%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (53.41%) SQL Server
2 18 (20.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (11.36%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (11.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (10.23%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (7.95%) Big Data
5 7 (7.95%) Datazen
5 7 (7.95%) Hadoop
5 7 (7.95%) Relational Database
6 6 (6.82%) RDBMS
6 6 (6.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (5.68%) MongoDB
7 5 (5.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (3.41%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (3.41%) BusinessObjects XI
8 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (3.41%) Oracle Database
9 2 (2.27%) MS Access
10 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 15 (17.05%) Visual Studio
2 14 (15.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (4.55%) MSBuild
3 4 (4.55%) MSI
4 1 (1.14%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.14%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.14%) Subversion
4 1 (1.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (10.23%) German Language
2 7 (7.95%) Finance
2 7 (7.95%) Marketing
3 5 (5.68%) French Language
3 5 (5.68%) Italian Language
3 5 (5.68%) Spanish Language
4 2 (2.27%) Banking
5 1 (1.14%) Electronics
5 1 (1.14%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.14%) Law
5 1 (1.14%) Legal
5 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 58 (65.91%) Developer
2 32 (36.36%) .NET Developer
3 18 (20.45%) Support Engineer
4 15 (17.05%) VB.NET Developer
5 12 (13.64%) Escalation Engineer
6 11 (12.50%) SQL Developer
7 10 (11.36%) C# Developer
8 9 (10.23%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (7.95%) DBA
9 7 (7.95%) SQL DBA
10 6 (6.82%) ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (6.82%) DV Cleared DBA
11 5 (5.68%) JavaScript Developer
12 4 (4.55%) Analyst
12 4 (4.55%) C# VB.NET Developer
12 4 (4.55%) Sitecore Developer
12 4 (4.55%) Software Developer
12 4 (4.55%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
12 4 (4.55%) WPF Developer
13 3 (3.41%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (100.00%) .NET
2 45 (51.14%) ASP.NET
3 27 (30.68%) XML
4 26 (29.55%) .NET Framework
5 25 (28.41%) HTML
6 22 (25.00%) CSS
7 17 (19.32%) ASP.NET MVC
7 17 (19.32%) Web Services
8 10 (11.36%) Node.js
9 8 (9.09%) Entity Framework
9 8 (9.09%) JSON
9 8 (9.09%) Unity DI Container
9 8 (9.09%) WCF
9 8 (9.09%) XML Schema
10 7 (7.95%) ADO
10 7 (7.95%) Autofac
10 7 (7.95%) Castle Windsor
10 7 (7.95%) ODBC
10 7 (7.95%) OLE
10 7 (7.95%) OLE DB
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.23%) Computer Science
2 7 (7.95%) Inversion of Control
3 6 (6.82%) N-Tier
4 3 (3.41%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.41%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.14%) AS400
6 1 (1.14%) Clustering
6 1 (1.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 43 (48.86%) Windows
2 6 (6.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (4.55%) Windows Vista
4 3 (3.41%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.14%) Unix
6 1 (1.14%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (29.55%) MVC
2 15 (17.05%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (17.05%) Memory Management
3 11 (12.50%) SDLC
4 10 (11.36%) Web Development
5 8 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 7 (7.95%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (7.95%) MVVM
6 7 (7.95%) Open Source
7 5 (5.68%) Content Management
7 5 (5.68%) Garbage Collection
7 5 (5.68%) Unit Testing
8 4 (4.55%) Data Protection
8 4 (4.55%) Database Tuning
8 4 (4.55%) Kanban
8 4 (4.55%) OOP
8 4 (4.55%) OWASP
8 4 (4.55%) Scrum
8 4 (4.55%) Secure Coding
8 4 (4.55%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 63 (71.59%) C#
2 58 (65.91%) SQL
3 35 (39.77%) JavaScript
4 26 (29.55%) VB
5 19 (21.59%) C++
6 17 (19.32%) PowerShell
6 17 (19.32%) VBScript
7 14 (15.91%) T-SQL
7 14 (15.91%) VB6
8 11 (12.50%) Java
9 10 (11.36%) PL/SQL
10 8 (9.09%) PHP
11 7 (7.95%) XAML
12 5 (5.68%) C
13 4 (4.55%) Python
13 4 (4.55%) R
13 4 (4.55%) Scala
14 3 (3.41%) VBA
15 1 (1.14%) Bash Shell
15 1 (1.14%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 23 (26.14%) Security Cleared
2 14 (15.91%) Degree
3 13 (14.77%) SC Cleared
4 9 (10.23%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.27%) MCSD
5 2 (2.27%) MCSE
5 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.14%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.82%) SLA
2 3 (3.41%) QA
3 1 (1.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (11.36%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (3.41%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.41%) Puppet
3 1 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 34 (38.64%) Microsoft
2 22 (25.00%) Oracle
3 8 (9.09%) Lumension
4 6 (6.82%) Sitecore
5 5 (5.68%) HP
5 5 (5.68%) Remedy
5 5 (5.68%) VMware
6 4 (4.55%) Intel Security
7 3 (3.41%) AppDynamics
7 3 (3.41%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.14%) Capita
8 1 (1.14%) SAP
8 1 (1.14%) Sun
8 1 (1.14%) Sybase
8 1 (1.14%) Telerik
Reading
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
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Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 12 days ago